Sticky Rice And Sweet Desserts: Xôi Chè Bùi Thị Xuân

Xôi Chè Bùi Thị Xuân: Sticky rice and sweet desserts

  • Address: 111 Bùi Thị Xuân, P. Phạm Ngũ Lão , Q. 1, Hồ Chí Minh: (Map)
  • Hour: 6:30 am – 10 pm daily
  • Dish and Cost:
    • From 16,000 to 30,000 Dong ~ $0.75 to $1.40 USD
    • Xôi gà – đùi: (Sticky rice with fried chicken thigh): 29,000 Dong ~ $1.30 USD
    • Xôi Trộn Bùi Thị Xuân (Restaurant’s version): 25,000 Dong ~ $1.15 USD
    • Xôi Thập Cẩm (Combination sticky rice): 25,000 Dong ~ $1.15 USD

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Cambodian-Chinese Influenced Noodle Soup: Hủ tiếu Nam Vang Nhân Quán

Dry version

Hủ tiếu Nam Vang Nhân Quán: (2 of 7 locations): Cambodian and Chinese inspired noodle soup 

  • Address: 72 Nguyễn Thượng Hiền, P. 5, Q. 3, Hồ Chí Minh: (Map)
  • Address: 22 Trần Quang Khải, P. Tân Định, Q. 1, Hồ Chí Minh: (Map)
  • Hour: 7 am – 11 pm daily
  • Dish and Cost:
    • Dry and Soup version: 68,000 Dong ~ $3.15 USD

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Sizzling Crepes: Bánh Xèo Ngọc Sơn

Bánh Xèo Ngọc Sơn: Sizzling Crepes

  • Address: 103 Ngô Quyền, P. 11, Q. 5, Hồ Chí Minh: (Map)
  • Hour: 9 am – 9:30 pm daily
  • Cost: Bánh Xèo – thường (Sizzling Crepes – regular): 45,000 Dong ~ $2.10 USD
    • Bánh Xèo – đặc biệt (Sizzling Crepes – special): 55,000 Dong ~ $2.50 USD
    • Bánh Khọt (Mini savory pancakes): 35,000 Dong ~ $1.60 USD

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Caramelized Fish In Clay Pot And Vietnamese Sweet And Sour Soup: Cá Kho Tộ and Canh Chua

Cơm Niêu Sài Gòn – Hồ Xuân Hương: Caramelized fish in clay pot (Cá Kho Tộ) and Vietnamese sweet and sour soup  (Canh Chua) – (2 Locations)

  • Address: 59 Hồ Xuân Hương, P. 6, Q. 3, Hồ Chí Minh: (Map)
  • Address: 27 Tú Xương, P. 7, Q. 3, Hồ Chí Minh: (Map)
  • Hour: 9 am – 10:30 pm daily
  • Dish and Cost:
    • Cá Kho Tộ (Caramelized fish in clay pot): 78,000 Dong ~ $3.60 USD
    • Canh Chua (Sweet and Sour Soup): 88,000 Dong ~ $3.70 USD

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Japanese BBQ in Osaka: Matsuzakagyu Yakiniku M

It was such a fun-filled day biking with Cycle Osaka and meeting great people. Daniel and I felt that we needed to treat ourselves to an awesome dinner because we worked super hard biking over 26 miles.  Of course being in Japan, I couldn’t miss out on savoring their perfectly marbled beef. Japanese people are known to raise and groom their cows in luxury. They are fed with high quality food, beers, and even receive daily massages — Talk about living the life. Since this was our last meal in Osaka, we decided to fill our hungry bellies at Matsuzakagyu Yakiniku M, Hozenji Hanare.  Continue reading “Japanese BBQ in Osaka: Matsuzakagyu Yakiniku M”